Endorsement from Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats

I am thrilled to receive the endorsement of the Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats. This is a group of faithful and dedicated progressive neighbors from across the state who are equally committed to advancing policies that benefit working people. “…Jim Waltz understands that fighting for and representing community values of the people he represents is job […]

Trumpcare is a Disaster for Illinois’ Drug Epidemic

$25 billion. That is the conservative estimated cost of our country’s opioid addiction as reported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Forty-four people die every day in this country from an overdose of prescription painkillers and heroin, drugs that are highly addictive and easy to obtain. This epidemic has reached a level that surpasses […]

Jim Walz Announces Candidacy for Illinois 14th Congressional District

Jim Walz Announces Candidacy for Illinois 14th Congressional District
(Batavia, IL) Jim Walz, Warren Township High School District 121 School Board member, formally announced his candidacy for Representative of Illinois 14th Congressional District during the Progressives of Kane County meeting. Walz reiterated the concern of constituents across the district about incumbent Congressman Randy Hultgren’s inability to hold the interests of residents above those of […]

Jim Walz Announces Groundbreaking Veteran’s Promise Initiative

Jim Walz Announces Groundbreaking Veteran’s Promise Initiative
Gurnee, IL – 14th district congressional candidate Jim Walz announced his groundbreaking Veteran’s Promise initiative today, a dramatic step towards ending veteran unemployment permanently. The proposal would guarantee any active-duty veteran of the U.S. Armed services the dignity of work, and rebuild our broken economy in the process. In 2015, there were nearly 500,000 unemployed […]

Statement on Gun Access For Potential Terrorists

Public Safety Jeopardized By Inability To Confront Terrorism Gurnee, IL – It is critical that we do all we can to keep Americans safe from the threat of terrorism inside and outside our borders. For this reason, I was shocked to learn about Rep. Hultgren’s position defending the rights of potential terrorists to purchase firearms. […]

Statement On Sentencing of Dennis Hastert

Hultgren and Allies Fail to Censure Dennis Hastert Gurnee, IL – In the wake of Dennis Hastert’s sentencing, we mourn for the victims of his crimes and admire their courage in standing up to fight for justice. However, along with countless others, I am calling for the immediate censure of the former speaker. It is […]